Bay St. Louis Police Department, Mississippi
End of Watch Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Police Officer Branden Estorffe and Sergeant Steven Robin were shot and killed at about 4:30 am while conducting a welfare check on a woman and child sitting in a vehicle parked at the Motel 6 at 1003 U.S. 90.
They had been speaking to the woman for approximately 30 minutes before making a request for child protective services. Moments later the woman opened fire, fatally wounding Officer Estorffe and Sergeant Robin. One of the officers was able to return fire but it is not known if he shot the subject, or if she committed suicide.